03 March 2010
Buying with confidence in Tameside
Neat idea from Tameside Council to support local traders & the economy whilst simultaneously protecting local consumers:
Tameside Trading Standards has launched their Buy With Confidence approved trader scheme to support legitimate businesses and to protect the residents of Tameside from the rogue trader. The scheme has 100 businesses/traders on the list but is expected to increase very quickly to become a comprehensive directory of reliable, trusted traders. All members are independently checked by staff from Trading Standards for compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and will benefit from positive publicity... More here
Should all local councils be doing this?